'''John Dudley Leyton''' (born 17 February 1936
) is an English actor
. As a singer he is best known for his hit record|hit song
"Johnny Remember Me
by Geoff Goddard
and record producer|produced
by Joe Meek
which reached chart-topper|Number 1
in the UK Singles Chart
in August 1961 despite being banned by the BBC for its death references.
His follow-up single, "Wild Wind", reached Number 2 in the charts.
Alongside singing, Leyton's acting career saw him appearing in television and films throughout the 1960s. His films included ''The Great Escape (film)|The Great Escape
'', ''Guns at Batasi
'', ''Von Ryan's Express
'' and ''Krakatoa, East of Java
''. In 2009 he also had a small part in the...